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The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) was established to give consumers the information they need to understand agreements with financial institutions and protect them from unfair and deceptive practices. Maintaining best compliance practices are a top priority at Ticor, and we work diligently to stay updated with the latest news and changes from the CFPB. New CFPB regulation go into effect on August 1, 2015.

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Bureau takes additional steps to foster an inclusive financial system

Posted:Wednesday January 13, 2021

I am pleased to announce that the Bureau has published the “Statement Regarding the Provision of Financial Products and Services to Consumers with Limited English Proficiency.” The Statement provides principles and guidelines to inform and assist financial institutions seeking to better serve LEP consumers in non-English languages.

What you should know about tech support scams

Posted:Tuesday January 12, 2021

During the pandemic, we’re doing more online. Scammers are preying on this by offering phony tech support services. Learn how to spot, avoid, and report tech support scams.

Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica

Posted:Tuesday January 12, 2021

Durante la pandemia, pasamos más tiempo conectados en línea, por ello debe estar alerta con estafadores quienes ofrecen asistencia técnica fraudulenta. Tome consejos del CFPB sobre cómo descubrir, evitar y reportar una estafa.

We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees

Posted:Monday January 11, 2021

These advisory committees provide us with information about emerging trends and practices in the consumer financial marketplace. Apply today to become a member.

New relief for renters

Posted:Friday January 08, 2021

A new law provides relief for renters and extends the CDC’s Order to protect many people who can’t pay their rent from eviction through January 31, 2021.

Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans

Posted:Wednesday December 23, 2020

In this update to our May 2020 report examining the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on credit applications, we find that credit card inquiries were still 30 percent below their pre-pandemic levels in September, while auto loans were depressed by 20 percent.

Mortgage relief deadlines extended

Posted:Wednesday December 23, 2020

Some homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage now have a little extra time to seek help.

Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic

Posted:Thursday December 17, 2020

We use the Bureau’s Making Ends Meet survey to study whether financially vulnerable consumers have turned to credit card debt during the coronavirus pandemic. We find that credit card debt fell even for consumers who were financially vulnerable before the pandemic.

Avoid reverse mortgage shopping scams

Posted:Wednesday December 16, 2020

As a result of the economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers may be targeting older homeowners through reverse mortgage schemes. Learn how to spot and avoid these reverse mortgage scams.

Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes

Posted:Tuesday December 15, 2020

CFPB’s Section for Students and Young Consumers released new podcast episodes. Subscribe today.

Fall 2020 Rulemaking Agenda

Posted:Friday December 11, 2020

Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, federal agencies must publish regulatory agendas twice a year. As an independent regulatory agency, we have been voluntarily participating in the Unified Agenda, which is led by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

CFPB Ombudsman’s Office 2020 Annual Report

Posted:Thursday December 03, 2020

The CFPB Ombudsman’s Office shares its FY2020 Annual Report.

Help your loved ones avoid scams this holiday season

Posted:Wednesday December 02, 2020

Learn tips financial caregivers can use to help family and friends avoid cyber scams and protect their finances over the holidays.

En estas fiestas, ayude a sus seres queridos a evitar estafa

Posted:Wednesday December 02, 2020

Sepa consejos financieros que los cuidadores pueden usar para ayudar a sus familiares y amigos a evitar las cíberestafas, y a proteger sus finanzas durante las fiestas.

The Bureau’s Enforcement Work

Posted:Wednesday November 25, 2020

Learn more about the Bureau’s Enforcement work.

El CFPB en búsqueda de comentarios formales para mejorar las directrices para servir a consumidores LEP

Posted:Monday November 23, 2020

El CFPB planea desarrollar directrices para la atención a consumidores LEP o con Limitado Manejo del Inglés y para ello, está recibiendo comentarios públicos formales a través de su Solicitud de Información del año 2020 sobre la Ley de Oportunidad Equitativa al Crédito y Regulación B.

Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits

Posted:Tuesday November 17, 2020

GI Bill education benefits are not unlimited, so make sure you have a plan to use them wisely. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ GI Bill Comparison Tool, the Department of Education’s College Scorecard website, and the CFPB’s Your Financial Path to Graduation Tool can help.

Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers

Posted:Monday November 16, 2020

The Bureau plans to develop guidance on serving consumers with limited English proficiency (LEP) and welcomes formal public comments through the Bureau’s 2020 Request for Information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B.

New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting

Posted:Thursday November 12, 2020

This report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting. Quarterly Consumer credit trends reports focus on a specific consumer financial product or issue using a longitudinal, nationally representative sample of de-identified credit records maintained by a nationwide consumer reporting agency.

How to help homeowners protect their homes

Posted:Tuesday November 10, 2020

Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments because of a COVID-19 related hardship, or who got a mortgage forbearance that is coming to an end, should talk to their mortgage servicer or a HUD-approved housing counselor about options and next steps.

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